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Michael Self

StageDotO Ventures
General Partner
Michael Self, is a General Partner of StageDotO, founded in 2016, an early stage venture fund providing expertise, capital, and services to entrepreneurs.  SDO focuses on assisting entrepreneurs from ideation/MVP/commercialization to Series A and B financings.
Michael previously founded Lake Union Capital Management, a long short small cap hedge fund achieving top quartile returns for 12 years.
Prior, he was a Managing Director of trading and risk for JPMorgan (previously Hambrecht and Quist) bringing IPO’s including Amazon, F5 Networks, Wynn Resorts, and Siebel Systems public. Michael was appointed to the Global Technology Committee for JPMorgan.
Mr. Self received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington in 1992 and is registered investment advisor (RIA)